Justin Martyr


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Justin Martyr

Saint. ?100--?165 ad,Christian apologist and philosopher. Feast day: June 1
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In the middle of the second century Justin Martyr confidently proclaimed that all truth belongs to Christians and drew the conclusion that Christians have the right to appropriate truth and beauty wherever it is found and incorporate it into a Christian framework.
Then he profiles 13 key figures in the tradition, beginning with Justin Martyr and including Peter Abelard, Elizabeth I, Hannah Barnard, and Frederick Temple.
Ancient saints such as Justin Martyr and Clement of Alexandria, and the historian Eusebius of Caesarea, established broad horizons for the Church's symbols, believing that "Since their God is the Lord of all history .
Beginning with The Revised Standard Version in 1952, followed by The Jerusalem Bible in 1966, The New English Bible in 1970, The New Jerusalem Bible in 1985, The Revised English Bible, The Good News Bible and The New Revised Standard Version in 1989, and, just recently, The New American Bible Revised Edition (2011), translators have decided that the time is right to reveal that Aquila, Theodotion, and Symmachus--Jewish and Judaeo-Christian translators of the Hebrew Scriptures into Greek in the second century--were right in translating almah in Isaiah 7:14b as neanis ("young woman") rather than parthenos ("virgin"), and that Justin Martyr, Irenaeus, and Tertullian, who opposed the use of "young woman", were wrong.
The second-century writings of Justin Martyr show that when the Gentiles dominated the Faith in the second century, they brought with them the false assumption that the law was divided into morality and ritual.
IN THE WRITINGS of the apologists such as Justin Martyr and Athenagoras, the same thing is found.
The baker and his wife are a mismatched couple who sound like an inversion of the couple mentioned by Justin Martyr in his Second Apology, where a pagan wife, intemperate like her husband, causes a conflict by converting to Christianity.
Next follow eight essays, seven dealing with Stoic ethics in New Testament authors and one with the apologist Justin Martyr.
In Part 1, "The destiny of the Non-Christian" from the patristic to the contemporary magisterium, Carola starts with the issue of salvation for non-Christians in patristic theology and examines the writings of such major theologians as Justin Martyr, Origen, Eusebius of Caesare, and Augustine of Hippo.
Justin Martyr Parish School, Anaheim, CA, & Doctoral Student at Azusa Pacific University.
Justin Martyr and His Worlds, a collection of 14 papers, plus timeline, map, and a list of Justin's writings, emerged from a conference held in Edinburgh in July 2006.
Already in the second century, Justin Martyr was working on the integration of the Christian faith with classical learning, including the philosophy of Socrates and Plato.